Castle from a different angle

The castle that is really Syracuse Universithy’s Crouse College has been a photo favorite of mine for years. Walking to the Friday night Orange college football game against Clemson, I was able to capture it from a different angle in different light. I never get enough of this place’s aura.

Rest well, pops

My dear wife Karen was a bit unsettled when I got home from work recently. She obviously had something out of the ordinary to tell me. We’d received a package, she said, leading me up the stairs to the guest room. It was covered with brown paper for shipping. I saw the word Cremains stamped…

Let’s hear it for the Children’s Hospital

For Friday night’s Syracuse college football game against Clemson, my dear wife Karen and I decided to take a different walking route up to the Carrier Dome. It took us past the Golisano Children’s Hospital at Upstate Medical University. As dusk falls on the Syracuse University hill, this sure is a striking sight. I’m glad…

Everything’s still coming up roses

My dear wife Karen did a great job this season with the backyard gardens at A Bitty Better in the Liverpool neighborhood of Galeville. Our first summer definitely delighted the gardener in her. The roses, in fact, had October blooms in them. So she clipped the pretty pink plant and placed some under the flat…